Paul Ryan channels AC Slater in ‘Time’ photo spread

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Paul Ryan channels AC Slater in 'Time' photo spread
Paul Ryan channels AC Slater in 'Time' photo spread
Courtesy Morning Joe

P90X poster-child Paul Ryan dons a backward red hat and a bicep curl while showing off his toned physique for a photo spread published in Time magazine this week. 

The gun show is from a series of outtakes of a photo shoot from last year when he was runner-up to the magazine’s Person of the Year. Time published the images online Thursday, the morning before Ryan’s first and only scheduled televised vice presidential debate.

“It looks like a 1980s sitcom,” Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said Thursday morning. “Saved By the Bell or something… he’s AC Slater.”

AC Slater, played by Mario Lopez, was the teen high school drama’s dimpled, chiseled ladies’ man.

Check out his close-up with Time here.

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Paul Ryan channels AC Slater in 'Time' photo spread

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